Shikhar Dhawan

LIVE | India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 2: Hosts look to bounce back post early blow

<b>Kolkata:</b> Hosts India will look to bounce back on Day 2 of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Friday, having lost three wickets already on a …

Sri Lanka

IND vs SL: Here s how Suranga Lakmal shook India on Day 1 at Kolkata

Team India's batting coach Sanjay Bangar would've come to the media conference ready with answers to the obvious questions. "Conditions were pretty …

Virat Kohli

Pujara stands firm on rain-hit second day

It began promisingly, but in the end, the second day of India’s opening Test against Sri Lanka saw play for only 21 overs. And even those were less …

Cricket

India vs Sri Lanka: Suranga Lakmal's early burst reopens old wounds, serves wake-up call ahead of South Africa tour

Tags : #Ahmedabad #Ajit agarkar #Cricket #Dale steyn #Eden gardens #Glenn mcgrath #India cricket #India cricket team #India vs sri lanka #Jason …

Sri Lanka

Cricket: Sri Lanka field against India after morning washout

KOLKATA (Reuters) - Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and elected to field in the first of three tests against India after rain washed out the morning session at Kolkata's Eden Gardens on Thursday.<p>Wet weather has been forecast for the first three days and rain began falling 15 minutes …

Sri Lanka

Cricket: Lakmal rocks India before rain returns in Kolkata

KOLKATA (Reuters) - Sri Lanka paceman Suranga Lakmal breathed fire on a green track to rock India on a stop-start opening day of the rain-hit first test on Thursday.<p>The hosts were reeling on 17 for two when bad light and drizzle forced early tea after a brief 50-ball session.<p>Cheteshwar Pujara was …

Sri Lanka

India vs Sri Lanka: Unsung Suranga Lakmal proved his worth once again with a magical spell

Tags : #Cheteshwar pujara #Dean elgar #Eden gardens #Eden park #Faf du plessis #Hashim amla #Kl rahul #Lords #Rangana hearth #Shikhar dhawan #Sri …

Sri Lanka

A case for India to pick their openers based on conditions?

10:15 AM ET<p>Suranga Lakmal ended up with figures of 6-6-0-3, but the most unplayable ball of this 11.5-over day was delivered by his new-ball partner …

Cricket

Lakmal leaves India in disarray

<p>Paceman rips out Rahul, Dhawan and Kohli as hosts stumble to 17 for 3 on truncated opening day.</p>

Virat Kohli

No room for complacency: Kohli

India starts as the overwhelming favourite against Sri Lanka as the first of three Tests begins on Thursday (November 16) at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens, …

Cricket

India's opening conundrum: Who will miss out?

7:46 AM ET<p>Almost exactly a year ago, India's selectors left Shikhar Dhawan out of the Test squad. Or rather, he was ignored, despite him having …

Cricket

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Top of order, a happy headache

Written by Shamik Chakrabarty | Kolkata |<p>With Murali Vijay back in the team, India will have to pick among Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul for …

Cricket

Opportunity for Jadeja to top bowling and all-rounder's ranking

Ravindra Jadeja will have an opportunity to reclaim the top bowling and all-rounder rankings in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings when India …

Cricket

For The Love of Cricket, Need to End This ‘Conflict of Interest’!

Conflict of interest is currently the buzzword in Indian cricket circles.<p>It was a concept that gained currency thanks to the mess that followed the …

Cricket

Is MS Dhoni dropped down the order in T20s for his lack of firepower

Indian batting in limited overs cricket is all about the top three and it gets even more highlighted in the shortest format. Shikhar Dhawan has …

MS Dhoni

Hardik Pandya rested for Test series against Sri Lanka, no replacement announced

By: Express Web Desk |<p>Hardik Pandya has been rested so as to avoid a possibility of injuries. (Source: File)<p>GST Council meeting Live Updates: Only 50 …

Sports (India)

Virat Kohli stays on top; Shikhar Dhawan, Yuzvendra Chahal rise in T20I rankings

India captain Virat Kohli consolidated his position at the top of the table, while openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan moved up in the latest ICC …

Sports (India)

India vs New Zealand: Hosts hold their nerve to register six-run win in truncated match, clinch series 2-1

Tags : #Bhuvneshwar kumar #Colin de grandhomme #Greenfield stadium #Hardik pandya #Ish sodhi #Jasprit bumrah #Manish pandey #Mitchell santner #Rohit …

India

Rohit Sharma sarcastically quips at expert opinions

By: Express Web Desk |<p>Trent Boult picked up early wickets of Rohit Sharma (in picture) and Shikhar Dhawan. (Source: PTI)<p>Rohit Sharma and Shikhar …

Rohit Sharma

India vs New Zealand 2017, 2nd T20I: 5 mistakes that cost India

In the second T20I that was played at Rajkot, New Zealand defeated India convincingly by 40 runs. After a great victory in the first T20I against the …

Yuzvendra Chahal

Friendship with MS Dhoni has grown over the years, says Virat Kohli

By: Express Web Desk |<p>MS Dhoni is a part of Virat Kohli-led Indian team that is facing New Zealand in three-match T20I series. (Source: AP)<p>India …

Hardik Pandya

New Zealand beat India by 40 runs to level series

New Zealand beat India by 40 runs in the second T20 International to level the three-match series 1-1.<br>Batting first, New Zealand scored 196 for 2 …

Rohit Sharma

India vs New Zealand: Second T20 Squads, Preview, and Predictions

Overview<p>India beat New Zealand for the first time in six attempts, restricting them to a total 53 runs short of the target set by them. The visitors …

Jasprit Bumrah

India breaks jinx with a comprehensive win, goes 1-0 up

The exasperated expression on New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson’s face said it all. It was not a bad ball at all from Tim Southee. It landed in …

New Zealand

Virat Kohli's party for Indian cricket team at his restaurant

1/11<p>Virat Kohli with teammates Shikhar Dhawan and Manish Pandey<p>2/11<p>Virat Kohli with Team India head coach Ravi Shastri<p>3/11<p>Virat Kohli and former …

Virat Kohli

India vs New Zealand 1st T20 Stats: India record first win against New Zealand in T20Is

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |<p>India won the 1st T20I against New Zealand by 53 runs. (PTI Photo)<p>India won their first ever T20 International …

Sports (India)

India vs New Zealand: Overconfident Kiwis mess up T20 record against India with tame performance

Tags : #Ashish nehra #India vs new zealand #India vs new zealand 2017 #Indian cricket team #New zealand cricket team #Rohit sharma #Shikhar dhawan …

New Zealand

Ashish Nehra receives fitting farewell; India trounce New Zealand by 53 runs in 1st T20I

India gave a rousing farewell to Ashish Nehra © AFPIndia had no victory against New Zealand in T20I history. The occasion was big. Ashish Nehra had …

Sports (India)

Virat Kohli on 1st T20 win against New Zealand, 'we gave a clinical performance'

Captain Virat Kohli credited India's first ever win over New Zealand in T20 International to the clinical show by both his batsmen and bowlers.<p>"Very …

Cricket

Pakistan secure top slot in ICC T20 rankings

<b>KARACHI:</b> Pakistan Twenty20 team has secured the number one position at the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings following a 53-run defeat to …

Pakistan